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To Determine the scale of the measurement - 1. Suppose a survey item asks someone if something is very important, somewhat important,

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									              Sub: Statistics                                                       Topic: Descriptive statistics



              Question:

              To Determine the scale of the measurement

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              1. Suppose a survey item asks someone if something is very important, somewhat important,
              not very important, or unimportant. This is an example of what level of measurement?
              A. nominal
              B. ordinal
              C. interval
              D. ratio

              Solution:
              Correct answer is B. Ordinal.
              These categories “very important”, “somewhat important”, “not very important” and
              “unimportant” can be arranged in decreasing order of level of importance. Therefore, it is an
              example of ordinal level of measurement.

              2. Which level of measurement has an absolute or "true" zero point?
              A. nominal
              B. ordinal
              C. interval
              D. ratio

              Solution:
              Correct answer is D. Ratio.
              An interval-level measure is created 
								
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